According to the Greeneville Sun a Greene County man died Saturday in a single vehicle wreck on the Erwin Highway near the Kinser Bridge.
Trooper Eric Wise identified the victim as Cecil Alley, Jr., 56, of Horse Creek Park Road.
Trooper Wise said investigators are not sure when the fatal accident happened.
The trooper told the Sun the accident was discovered about 5:20 p.m. Saturday by motorist.
Trooper Wise said his investigation showed that Alley apparently have been driving his 1990 Chevrolet Caprice south on Erwin Highway when the vehicle veered of the left side of the highway, struck a large tree and rolled down a steep embankment.
Because the car came to rest at the bottom of a steep embankment, it was very difficult for passing motorists to see it from the highway.
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